Additional information courtesy of Douglas Paterson and Andy Hall
Admiralty Number: 4425
Official Number: 143260
Yard Number: 652
Gross Tonnage: 202
Net Tonnage: 88
Length: 115.5 ft
Breadth: 22.2 ft
Depth: 12.1 ft
Engine: 430ihp T.3-cyl by Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Built: Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
11.4.1919: Launched by Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.652) (“Strath” class) for The Admiralty as JOSHUA BUDGET (Ad.No.4425).
1.5.1919: Completed as a fishing vessel.
4.4.1919: Advertised by The Admiralty (Director of Contracts) for sale by tender to be received until 12 noon 10.4.1919.
4.1919: Sold to Richard Wardell Crawford (64/64), Scarborough.
11.6.1919: Registered at Scarborough as MARY CROWTHER (SH99). Richard Wardell Crawford designated manager.
14.4.1920: Sold to The Forth Steam Trawling Co Ltd (64/64), Edinburgh. Henry O. M. Lees, Granton appointed manager.
28.5.1920: Scarborough registry closed.
29.5.1920: Registered at Granton (GN61).
10.1920: Registered at Granton as FORTH VIEW (GN61).
31.7.1922; Company in voluntary liquidation “with a view to its reconstruction.” James Paterson, Edinburgh appointed liquidator and to enter into an arrangement with a new company, Forth Steam Trawling Co (1922) Ltd, for the sale to it of the whole business and assets of the company.
8.11.1922: Reported that the Forth Steam Trawling Co (1922) Ltd, Edinburgh had been formed.
24.12.1922: Forth Steam Trawling Co Ltd removed from register.
12.2.1923: Sold to Forth Steam Trawling Co (1922) Ltd, Edinburgh along with FORTH BANK (GN62)), FORTH HAVEN (GN60) and FORTH VALE (GN52). Henry O. M. Lees, Granton appointed manager.
8.1925: Vessels to be sold and proceeds applied to reducing bank overdraft; balance of overdraft to be met by Directors.
1925: Sold to Société Nouvelle des Pêcheries à Vapeur, Bordeaux.
15.9.1925: Granton registry closed.
1925: Re-measured 208g 53n 35,26 (115.7) x 6,67 (21.9) x 3,29 (10.8) metres (feet).
9.1925: Registered at Boulogne as ROCHE IVOIRE.
4.1934: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Fleetwood.
1934: Re-measured 202g 88n 115.4 x 22.1 x 12.1 feet.
10.4.1934: Registered at North Shields as OLDEN TIMES (SN42).
4.5.1934: Sold to David Dougal, Tynemouth & others (c/o R. Irvin & Sons Ltd, North Shields).
25.11.1939: Requisitioned for war service and appointed for minesweeping duties. Employed on auxiliary patrol duties (Hire rate £63.2.6d/month).
8.1954: Sold to BISCO and allocated to C. W. Dorkin & Co Ltd, Gateshead for breaking up.
1954: North Shields registry closed.
(Joseph (aka Joshua) Budget (aka Budgett, Buggett, Budger) AB, b. Frome, Somerset, age 26 – ROYAL SOVEREIGN (SB566) killed in action 21 Oct 1805 at Trafalgar)
03/01/2009: Page published. 5 updates since then.
09/09/2016: Significant information update.